It brings out a bit of my inner child each time I see a board game Lego combination. You can use Lego minifigs to create custom figures for each role in a board game. Depending on the game, the figures can range from free-form token interpretations — e.g. chess — to highly detailed figures mimicking in-game imagery — e.g. Pandemic. With Dead of Winter you can create both: Each role card in the game begs for Lego minifigs resembling the provided pictures, and you can really get your creative juices flowing designing the Zombies.
Here is a gallery of one such Dead of Winter creation: